Blackheath Church - mural restoration


Grant - £10,000

Blackhetah ChurchTHE aim of the project is to restore and conserve unique wall paintings by the Victorian artist, Anna Lea Merritt, before they suffer irreparable damage.

Anna Lea Merritt was a pioneering artist with connections to pre-Raphaelite and Arts & Crafts movements, and the first woman to have work bought for the Tate Collection.

The grant was used to deal with damp-related issues in the church, other fund raising has taken place and the restoration work is now underway.




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